The US celebrated the 45th annual Women’s Equality Day last week and Bloomberg published an article reviewing the state of women in the workplace, and in spite of seemingly negative news all the time, women are actually doing better and there is more awareness than ever of gender bias. The full article can be found here: https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-08-26/believe-it-or-not-women-are-doing-better
From the field of wealth management, it seems that everything the financial industry knows about women is wrong – which of course can make it very hard to reach prospective female clients. The full article can be found here:http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/everything-financial-services-industry-knows-about-women-wrong
Two good articles from the Harvard Business Review: the first, studies have shown that women feel stress more keenly at work, and there is a simple solution to help combat it. The full article can be found here: https://hbr.org/2016/08/why-women-feel-more-stress-at-work
And finally, it is well documented that women experience self-doubt in the workplace and that can be an impediment to their success. It seems a simple exercise developed at INSEAD can help to overcome this. The full article can be found here:https://hbr.org/2016/08/a-simple-exercise-can-help-women-overcome-self-doubt-and-succeed
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